Today, November 12, is the birthday of one Neil Young, gifted songwriter, whiny singer, killer guitar player, and longtime Bay Area resident. In celebration of the man's 67th, we rounded up some of the best tributes to him available in the wilds of YouTube. Featuring solo pianos, another titan of so ... More >>
What pisses me off is not that Lou Reed is collaborating with one of the more overrated bands of my lifetime, or doing his batshit Lou Reed thing (I rather enjoy his batshit Lou Reed thing) -- it's that he hasn't made a normal record since Ecstasy, one of my favorites of that year. Animal Se ... More >>
Or, how 2011 was the year everything changed in music.
BeilfusTriclops! doing their best Slint impersonationThere's really only one way to listen to "Conan," the new single off the forthcoming album by local noise rock quartet Triclops! 1) Don the giant airplane controller headphones 2) Crank the volume 3) Clear all the space about the head and neck ... More >>
The otherworldly sounds of Tortoise and the Sea and Cake